The Art of Storythinking: Compelling Storytelling + Critical Thinking
“A picture is worth a thousand words." Whether for better or for worse, data, or any visual representation of data is the same. It has been represented in a visual manner not as a translation (not a 1:1 relationship with the truth) but as a representation in order to communicate some sort of idea in a simpler manner, in order to make the data or what it is trying to communicate more palatable.
Drop the Analogy: Pit Stops and 2019
I love analogies. I think there’s something absolutely beautiful, fundamental, awe-inspiring to being able to connect two seemingly different topics. So rather than ‘drop the analogy’, I’d like to share another (my apologies, dear conference attendee, who asked me to do the exact opposite)
A Model for Leadership: Canyons and Declarative Programming
Some reflections on leadership from two recent mountain adventures: Polish Bieszczadas in December vs. Italian Alps in June
Travel, Poland, America
My Two Countries: Poland and America
"Roots and wings / I'm somewhere in between / Where I'm from and what I dream / What I've known and what I've seen / No matter where I go / The sky above, the ground below / My heart will have a home / 'Cause I got these / Roots and wings" - Jessie James Decker (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nud7PRy_uhI)
Ideas: To-do List or Wine Cellar?
Is my generation of ideas procrastination? To some extent, probably. It’s easier to think of new ideas, than to build out ones you already have. The former requires only a burst of inspiration; the latter requires contemplation. And that requires effort... and time.
Some thoughts on the Brightest Night of the Year
...what I’m really at a loss of words for, is not what happened this past year, but how, and thanks to whom.
Back to School Season: Scuba and Seminars
Who says you have to go back to school to "go back to school"?
A Coding Degree and the Baltic Sea
Do you write about the times you'll never forget or the ones you're afraid you won't remember?
Life with my 94-year-old Roommate
What is the key to a long, happy, healthy life?
Weekend in the Tatra Mountains
Adventure in the Polish Tatra Mountains. Great time, or great story?
I'll Start With Why
I've been in Poland for over a month now... but it still feels like I flew in just yesterday!